Technology and Science
Listen to experts discuss the impact of technology on the press and the future of traditional media.
This session was part of the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship 60th Anniversary Event, which was made possible through the generous support of the Ford Foundation and Time Warner, Inc.
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Listen to Bruce Walter MacDonald, senior director, Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States, discuss China's space, counterspace, and satellite programs and their implications for U.S.-China relations.
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Listen to Michael A. Levi, CFR's fellow for science and technology and director of the program on energy security and climate change, discuss his book, On Nuclear Terrorism.
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Listen to David Rothkopf, president and chief executive officer of Garten Rothkopf, and C. Ford Runge, distinguished McKnight university professor of applied economics at the University of Minnesota, discuss the potential impact of the increasing demand for biofuels on global energy and food security.
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Listen to experts discuss how the Internet has increased the public’s influence on the policymaking process.
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Listen to Bryan Cunningham and Jeff Jonas discuss emerging technologies and the implications for the modern intelligence community.
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Listen to Indian Minister of Science, Technology and Ocean Development Shri Kapil Sibal discuss the role of science and technology in India's development, the relationship with the United States, and the recent U.S.-Indian nuclear deal.
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Tech and auto companies in the United States, Europe, and Asia are moving forward rapidly with efforts to develop driverless cars and street networks. The benefits appear tantalizing, but roadblocks loom, explains this Backgrounder.
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China's central government has cracked down on press freedom as the country expands its international influence, but in the Internet age, many of its citizens hunger for a free flow of information.
See more in China; Censorship and Freedom of Speech; Internet Policy
U.S. space exploration inspired a generation of students and innovators, but NASA's role may transition amid a new set of national priorities and constraints, explains this Backgrounder.
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With the economic benefits of broadband access rising, experts continue to debate how U.S. digital infrastructure compares to its international peers. This Backgrounder examines the issues.
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The U.S. patent system has generated growing debate over whether it helps foster innovation or stifles it through unnecessary protections, as this Backgrounder explains.
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Spending on research and development is cited as important to a globally competitive economy. But a crucial U.S. advantage appears to be eroding, explains this Backgrounder.
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Technology plays an increasing role in Homeland Security efforts, spawning a growing U.S.industry for everything from biometrics to cargo screening at ports.
See more in United States; Defense Technology; Homeland Security; Technology and Foreign Policy
Some U.S. analysts recommend a national ID database with biometric cards to identify insurgents in Iraq, but the proposal faces resistance from the U.S. military.
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China's anti-satellite test in January drew international condemnation but also piqued interest in some quarters about instituting a space weapons ban.
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